Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 139, 1915, 74.

From Pursuit of an "unparalleled opportunity": American YMCA and prisoner of war diplomacy among the Central Power nations during World War I, 1914-1923 by Kenneth Steuer

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  • Russian Muslim prisoners display some of the fine handicrafts in the carpentry shop at Zossen-Wuensdorf. The prisoners have carved three street signs (two for Yorkstrasse and one for Lowenfeldstrasse) while a design hangs on the wall. Note the picture of Kaiser Wilhelm II on the back wall to the left. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 139, 1915, 74.